Police investigating the rape of a girl in Walthamstow have arrested a 17-year-old boy. The girl, aged 12, was assaulted on Saturday just after midnight by two men.
The teenage boy remains in custody at an east London police station.
The girl saw three men in the area before she was pinned down and raped by two of the men. The victim managed to call a friend who came to the scene and they left together. The suspects then left the area.
The men are described as aged between 17 and 19.
More top news
An investigation has begun after a teenager was stabbed in south London.
A dramatic blaze which tore through a building site in London's West End, prompting fears of an explosion, has been brought under control.
Childhood pursuits such as climbing trees or flying kites in public parks could soon attract hefty fines in one London borough.